Newton Abbot Country Park & Local Nature Reserve

    1. Aller Brook Nature Reserve

      ALLER BROOKAlthough wedged between the A380 and the industrial estate Aller Brook provides an attractive walk where you will see all sorts of wildlife, kingfishers, rabbits voles, kestrels, and even otters. From Aller Brook you can...

    2. Becky Falls

      BECKY FALLSBecky Falls is approx 10 miles from Newton Abbot, 4 miles west of Bovey Tracey, well sign posted from main roads. It combines the lovely falls with nature trails ranging from easy to walk for the not so energetic and great for...

    3. Broadlands Wood

      Broadlands Wood is to be found just off Broadlands Avenue.This is a small community woodland and is a green gem in a built-up area.Broadlands is a rare and precious area of ancient woodland, with a wealth ofinteresting wildlife:*...

    4. Canonteign Falls

      CANONTEIGN FALLSCanonteign Falls is approx 6-7 miles from Newton Abbot on the B3193 off the Chudleigh road.  Situated inside Dartmoor National Park.  Canonteign is home to England’s highest waterfall with an almost...

    5. Churchills

      Churchills is a Local Nature Reserve with spectacular views over Newton Abbot.The reserve can be found nestled next to Highweek Church on the northern edge of Newton Abbot.  There are three small fields, with benches from which you...

    6. Dawlish Warren

      DAWLISH WARREN NATURE RESERVEThe nature reserve at Dawlish Warren extends for 500 acres and is located on a long sand spit at the mouth of the River Exe. The sand spit is home to many species of wildlife. The spit is a combination of...

    7. Decoy Country Park

      Decoy Country ParkDecoy Country Park is located on the edge of Newton Abbot and was first created in 1988.  It is thought that Decoy was named after an earlier lake at which ducks were lured into a 'decoy' and then caught and killed...

    8. Jetty Marsh & Wharf Sidings Local Nature Reserve.

      Jetty Marsh and Wharf Sidings Local Nature ReserveThis reserve lies next to the River Teign and the Whitelake Channel where they run between Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton.Jetty Marsh is part of the River Teign floodplain and is an...

    9. Milber & Ben Stedhams Wood

      Milber & Ben Stedhams WoodA community woodland  area on the edge of Newton Abbot.These adjacent plantations of Beech, Pine and Oak are on the eastern fringe of Newton Abbot.They can be found running alongside the St. Marychurch...

    10. Orley Common

      Orley Common is a wildlife site close to the village of Ipplepen.The common is a fragile site of great value for its wildlife, geology and historical interest. Because it has fairly undisturbed ancient grassland and ancient woodland, it...

    11. Stover Country Park

      Stover Country Park is situated between Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey.  The Country Park historically formed part of the Bovey Heath, an area of wet boggy lowland heath covering the majority of the Bovey Basin. After the...